Performance Concentration

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As part of the Bachelor of Arts in Drama, students may choose a concentration in Performance. Performance majors are provided opportunities to gain stage experience in drama department mainstage productions, student directed one acts and other events such as our 10 minute play festival and staged readings/activities during the academic year.

Coursework

In addition to the university core classes, performance students take:

Core Drama Classes 

DR 241

Acting

DR 242

Introduction to the Theatre

DR 250, 350, and 450

Student’s Theatre (scenic, costume, lighting)

DR 284

Stage Crafts

DR 342

Directing

DR 361 and 362

Theatre History I and II

DR 375

Stage Management

DR 463

Dramatic Theory

DR 490

Senior Practicum

EH 373 or EH 410

20th Cent Drama/American Drama

9 hours of required Performance courses

DR 290

Speech for performer

DR 354

Movement for the Stage

DR 441

Acting 2

9 hours of Performance Electives

See catalog for complete list of electives (Some examples are Audition and Portfolio, Musical Theatre Dance, Puppetry, Stage Make-up, and Child Drama)

Downloads

Performance Concentration Plan of Study

Performance Concentration Advising Checklist



Tennessee Walk
Daniel King, Jr and Steven Richardson in a scene from "A Tennessee Walk"
Brigadoon
Katie Daniels and Maurice Winsell in "Brigadoon"
Blithe
Dillion Everett, Savannah Jones, Rebekah Payne, Daniel King, Jr. and Meghan Browning in "Blithe Spirit"